China in recent weeks seems to be using the coronavirus pandemic to position itself as a global response leader while the perception has been that the U.S. finds itself trying to catch up to the virus outbreak domestically.
“The Chinese government helped facilitate a donation of 1,000 ventilators that will arrive in JFK today.”
Jack Ma, Joe Tsai, the Jack Ma Foundation and the Joe and Clara Tsai Foundation reportedly contributed to the effort.
Now that the crisis seems to have somewhat stabilized in China, the country is positioning itself as the global leader in helping other nations respond to the Chinese coronavirus outbreak.
Axios reported that Chinese think tanks are floating the idea of a “Beijing-led global health organization that would rival the [World Health Organization].”